In the beginning, Amsterdam was just a small fishing village next to the river. Today, the city with these romantic canals has become the political, economic and cultural center of the Netherlands.
With ancient architectures and many canals, coming to Amsterdam, tourists can enjoy the city view by canoe along the canals, watching the colorful houses on both sides of the bank. Sitting on canoes or boats gliding on the city’s dense canals, you will find it very peaceful.
Below are some tourist destinations in Amsterdam that worth a visit!
Surrounded by the Royal Palace and the national monument, Dam Square is a nice destination that attracts thousands of visitors every day. Dam Square used to be the center of the city where fairs, sporting events, music performances, street art, and other events take place throughout the year.
You can also easily find famous restaurants and fashion centers such as Bijenkorf, Magna Plaza, Maison de Bonneterie, etc.
This is the king’s residence every time he comes to Amsterdam. The architecture of this palace is based on ancient Rome, so the work has a classical beauty. The most important room in the palace is the Council Hall – one of Europe’s most beautiful meeting halls.
Market Albert Cuypmarkt
Albert Cuypmarkt Market is considered the busiest outdoor street market in Europe. It attracts thousands of tourists every day, especially on weekends. With more than 300 booths selling fresh fruits, fashionable clothes, etc. this market also attracts many tourists thanks to its cheap price.
The red light district
Located in Amsterdam’s old town block and surrounded by monuments, if you walk here at sunset, you will be overwhelmed by the glowing red light from the house windows. The city of Amsterdam is also the home of many famous museums in the world.